Saturday, May 28, 2022

Through a Local’s Lens: Deirdre Griffith

Photo: Stevie Delahunt // @adventuristbarbie - Full Article

by Buckrail @ Lindsay
May 27, 2022

JACKSON, Wyo. — Two years in the making, Deirdre Griffith is finally headed to race in the Mongol Derby, a grueling 621-mile (100km) race across the Mongolian steppe.

Griffith will use the race to raise funding for the new Parental Mental Wellness Program she helped create at St. John’s Health.

“I struggled with [postpartum depression] myself, so when I was thinking about this race, I wanted to use it as a platform for something. When I thought about it it was something that seemed like such a simple fix, and it would have a big impact on the community...”

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